I have been trying to enliven my existence in these terrible times by, among other things, watching a lot of train and model train vids. This one i really like for its simplicity and the sound effects – especially the birds. The layout was built by Rickard Arvius who lives outside Skövde in western Sweden. … Continue reading
Hands up those who have seen a Spanish Model Railroad. I have not. This one is a VERY long dogbone with very nice scenery. “This HO gauge model railway layout is based on the original railway line in Catalonia, Spain, between the city of Lleida and the city of La Pobla de Segur. The railroad … Continue reading
Branscomb wasn’t much of a place – see here. Pictures of Branscomb are like hen’s teeth – very rare. This one though, popped onto my desk quite recently. Look at the price of gas.
It is extremely unlikely that I will be around in 6,500 years when Comet Neowise can be seen from earth. So I am making do with pics of Neowise. This one is a beauty ……. [Click on the pic to see full size.]
I love rainbows. Not sure why, They seem to be a harbinger of peace to me. Here’s a few pics of rainbows that have hovedto on my computer in the last little while. And to finish yjings off some rainbow music!!!! R
I have had this photo in my “blog sometime collection.” When I first saw it I thought that nobody would be daft enough to build a model with curves like that. When I went back to the source I found out it really is real. Have a look ……. After I had looked at for … Continue reading
This pic I garnered from Lynn Catlett’s, “You know you’re from Mendocino if ……. ” It was taken at Albion. If you look carefully you can see the Albion Bridge, the Pacific Coast Highway and Albion River Campground. The photo was taken by FotoMendo. Click on the photo to see it in its majesty.
The heads up for this vid came from club member Ben Sochacki. The video, in my opinion, is quite remarkable for two reasons. The first is the children’s faces. The kids are glassy eyed taking in the wonders in front of them. Second, Lionels’ animation is quite amazing. I have seen but a few layouts … Continue reading